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Kollimalai is a beautiful Hill station situated in the southern part of the Saturagiri ranges in the eastern ghats ofNamakkal District. Kollimalai is a serene place with a pleasant, healthy and cool climate. It provides many beautiful vistas and a panoramic view.This is the second biggest herbal centre of Asia. The original inhabitants of this picturesque hill station are the Malayalis, a Tamil speaking Hindus. They are called as MalayalaKavundar. Ur-Kavundan is a chief. Large number of exogamous clans which they call vaguppus. A curious feature in connection with these vaguppus is that certain groups of them (called dayadivaguppus) are inter se exogamous also.

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P. Loganathan. (2019). The Tribes of Kollimalai – An Historical View. History Research Journal, 5(6), 57-65. Retrieved from https://historyresearchjournal.com/index.php/hrj/article/view/10422